Hurricane Lane: Category 5 storm heading towards Hawaii

THE US National Weather Service says Hurricane Lane has strengthened to become a Category 5 hurricane, which means that it is likely to cause catastrophic damage with winds 157km/h or above. The hurricane was about 800km southeast of Honolulu at 8.30pm local time Tuesday night (4.30pm Wednesday AEST). The weather …

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Puppy farms targeted in UK government crackdown

The sale of puppies and kittens by pet shops and other commercial dealers will be banned under new plans put out for consultation by the UK government. Until now, legal loopholes have allowed puppies to be exploited by unethical breeders intent on putting profits over animal welfare. Anyone buying or …

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Magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits Venezuela

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Venezuela’s eastern coast, home to largely poor fishing communities, shaking buildings as far away as Colombian capital Bogota and knocking power out in parts of Trinidad. Venezuelan officials said there were no immediate reports of injuries and two sources at state oil company …

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Kyle Edmund through at Winston-Salem Open | Tennis News

Last Updated: 22/08/18 6:33am Kyle Edmund sailed through to the second round at the Winston-Salem Open British number one Kyle Edmund sailed through his second-round match at the Winston-Salem Open, beating Leonardo Mayer 6-3 6-3.  Edmund did not face a single break point during his hour and 13 minutes on …

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